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a carnival performer who does disgusting acts

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As evidence of this evolution in the stereotype, the term geek is also often used in very specific ways such as being a tech geek, or a geek for art, news, or weather.
Meanwhile, the Boston Red Sox, who hired Bill James and sabermetric wunderkind Voros McCracken in the off season, had a record-setting, playoff-bound offensive season using forgotten players only stat geeks could love.
In some ways, Glen paints a frightening picture for any prospective manager of geeks, describing a group of people who are cynical, quick to judge, poorly equipped for the business (and social) world and generally unresponsive to standard incentives such as pay rises, promotions and greater responsibility.
Best Buy told the Washington Post Geek Squad "inadvertently" discovers child porn about 100 times annually while trying to recover lost customer data.
Mathematician Ada Lovelace (even the name reeks geek) might have been the daughter of mad, bad Lord Byron, but like most kids with rebellious parents, she took the 'straight as a die' route to geekdom and became the world's first computer programmer back in the 1830s, thus laying the groundwork for the generations of geeks who followed her.
Fighting machines are now as cool as alternative music; they're not just for geeks anymore.
The neighborhood lawn-mowing loser went from geek to chic overnight.
Black Geek volunteers also distributed a guide to the Internet complete with local listings of where residents can gain free online access and classes.
Survey Reveals It's Good to be a Girl Geek, Lack of Mentorship Continues, "I Don't Know How She Does It" Best Describes Lifestyle
com/some-best-buy-geek-squad-employees-were-reportedly-paid-fbi-informants-2473993) search of private citizens' computers via the Best Buy Geek Squad than previously thought.
Said ``momentum'' came from a successful premiere last Thursday of ``Beauty and the Geek,'' a reality series executive-produced by Ashton Kutcher.
As one respondent put it, "I'm a geek under the skin.
WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today recapped Geek Day 2012.
Geeks with Benefits President, Shane McNulty, is excited about the passion he sees in the geek community.
org/) Geeks Out , a gay organization promoting interaction within the geek community, has announced plans to boycott "Ender's Game" due to Orson Scott Card's anti-gay beliefs.